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Jenny Louise Marie Hello friend!  I am happy you’re here.  Are you wanting to check in and see how hubby and I are doing on the Biggest Challenge Ever?  Well, settle in for  my report on week 3 of the Whole 30 challenge that we decided to try.  Initially I thought that this challenge was going to be very hard for us.  I thought it might even be the hardest thing ever.  (slight exaggeration?)  Here at the end of week 3 I can say it has not been the hardest thing.  And truly, that surprises me. So, we are still on track and doing fine.  SnackingRead More →

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Jenny Louise Marie It’s week 2 of “The Biggest Challenge Ever,” as I have named it, and you must be here for an update.  Maybe you want to know if I’m sticking with it or you might be wondering if you can do it.  Well, I’ve got answers to both of those questions.  The short answer is yes!  We are still on board and going strong ~ sort of.  And yes!  You can absolutely do this too. So, hubby and I are sticking with the diet and we are strictly following the diet rules.  We have had no sugar (or sugar substitute, natural or otherwise),Read More →

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Jenny Louise Marie Dear friends, I have decided to take on the biggest challenge today. Nope, not motherhood. Been there, done that. Nope, not going back to school. Done that too. No, not getting married. I’m a veteran. #notchallengingatall #sarcasm “What could this big challenge be?” you ask. It’s the Whole 30. Don’t laugh – this is a HUGE challenge AND I consider myself a healthy eater to start. So, how hard could it be? Well, in all honesty I have no clue.     Still, with the rules including, no sugar, no alcohol, no grains, no dairy, nothing with sulfites just to start, I’dRead More →